The Penelopiad

8:00 pm on Friday, February 22, 2013
Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Wimberly Theatre
Margaret Atwood, playwright; Elaine Vaan Hogue, director; Featuring BU School of Theatre Assistant Professor, Christine Hamel, in the title role, this is The Odyssey as told by Penelope. From a 21st century Hades, Odysseus’ ever-faithful wife recalls life in Sparta, her marriage to Odysseus, her clever dismissal of would-be suitors during Odysseus’ long absence, and the bloody aftermath of his return from war. Tickets now on sale: $12 general public, $10 BU Alumni, WGBH members, Huntington subscribers, students, senior citizens, and groups of 10+; one free ticket with BU ID at the door, day of performance, subject to availability. *Full Performance Run: February 22-March 2.